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Troy Blakey

Troy Blakey

29.01.2011

Jazz Showcase out to Sea

Published in News Story
Fun, sun and seven nights of Jazz at sea? In honor of Chicago's Joe Segel, owner of the oldest Downtown entertainment club for Jazz, the Jazz Showcase and the BeBop Cafe, various Jazz artists were compiled to celebrate Joe's 75th Birthday Bash aboard the m/s Norwegian Majesty,November 4-11,2001.

Check out this star power roster:James Moody, Freedie Cole quartet; brother of legendary Nate Cole, Chicago's own father and daughter; Oscar Brown,Jr. and Maggie Brown; who also d …